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Sunday, 5th May, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

ESU Churchill Public Speaking Competition Grand Final 2024

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The prestigious ESU Public Speaking Competition, sponsored by the International Churchill Society, is the largest competition of it’s kind in England and Wales. The different roles allow students to practice and excel in different skill sets, and the competition’s unique format, which pairs the speaker from one school with the chair and questioner of another, encourages quick thinking and relationship building.

Over 300 teams have competed over 6 months to reach the finals at Churchill College, Cambridge.

The passion, talent and enthusiasm of these young speakers are always a highlight of our calendar – this is a showcase for the very best of speaking, chairing, and questioning in the UK. This is an opportunity to see how membership can directly impact the lives of young people.

A sandwich lunch will be provided along with light refreshments throughout the day.

Outline of the day:

9:45am – 10:20am – Participant and Guest Registration

11am – 13:00 – Semi-finals

13:00 – 13:45 – Lunch

14:00 – 16:30 – Grand Final

16:30 – 16:40 – Regional Final Medals Awarded

16:40 – 17:15 – Results announcement/ Awards ceremony


Sunday, 5th May
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Storey's Way
Cambridge, England CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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